Courage Quotes

Courage is rarely reckless or foolish . . . courage usually involves a highly realistic estimate of the odds that must be faced....Margaret Truman.

Definition of courage: 'Grace under pressure.'....Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961).

The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly....Corra Harris.

The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next....Mingnon McLaughlin.

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?....Vincent Van Gogh.

Don't work for my happiness, my brothers--show me yours--show me that it possible--show me your achievement--and the knowledge will give me courage for mine....Ayn Rand The Fountainhead.

Any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day....Booker T. Washington.

Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them....Ralph Waldo Emerson.

It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else....Erma Bombeck.

There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend....Katherine Hathaway.

Courage is not the lack of fear. It is acting in spite of it....Mark Twain.

Courage is like love, it must have hope for nourishment....Napoleon Bonaparte.

Without heroes, we are all plain people and don't know how far we can go....Bernard Malamud.

Pain nourishes courage. You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you....Mary Tyler Moore.

Many of our fears are tissuepaper-thin, and a single courageous step would carry us through them....Brendan Francis.

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Strength and courage aren't always measured in medals and victories. They are measured in the struggles they overcome. The strongest people aren't always the people who win, but the people who don't give up when they lose....Ashley Hodgeson.

Courage is not the towering oak That sees storms come and go, It is the fragile blossom That opens in the snow....Alice MacKenzie Swaim.

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you....William Arthur Ward.

Don't let life discourage you, everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was....Richard L. Evans.

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others....Sir Winston Churchill.

As you move through life, set aside good ideas and give them to others to encourage and inspire....Peter J. Daniels.

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius --- and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction....Albert Einstein.

Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow that talent to dark place where it leads....Erica Jong.

Courage consists of the power of self-recovery....Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage....Lao Tso.

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